Digitec Interactive - Introducing the Key Digitecies at Digitec Interactive.
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Digitec employs the most creative minds in interactive multimedia, instructional design, application and education program development. Our team of award-winning writers, instructional designers, graphic artists, Flash animators, audio and video engineers, web developers and computer programmers are focused on developing best-in-class digital media for the 21st century. The Digitec staff has been involved in creating interactive courseware, web applications and multimedia productions since 1988 and are nationally recognized for their innovative learning design and development.

Here are a few of their stories…

  • Jack Sherdel
  • Jack Sherdel

    Jack holds a BS Degree in Aeronautical Engineering. He has more than 35 years of experience in the media production industry.


    Jack became Chief Engineer for ODO Studios in NYC seven years before moving to San Juan Puerto Rico. Jack became President and partner of Ochoa Recording Company, Puerto Rico’s largest media production company. Leaving Puerto Rico in 1988, Jack founded Digitec Inc. in Orlando, Florida.


    Since 1988, Digitec Inc. has produced television commercials, syndicated television programs, and movies. Since 2000, Jack has launched Digitec’s foray into software development, with the development of applications for sales & marketing and eLearning.


  • Digitec's CEO, Jack McGrath
  • Jack McGrath

    Jack is President and Creative Director of Digitec Interactive. For the last fifteen years, he has worked exclusively in digital media, specializing in eLearning. He has been an instructional designer, producer and multimedia developer.


    Jack has won several awards, including the Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning award. Jack is also a nationally-recognized speaker on game-based learning and conducted seminars and workshops all across the nation.


    He holds a B.A. in English and a Master of Liberal Arts from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. He teaches Ancient/Classical and 20th Century Humanities as Distance Learning courses and has written 24 stage plays, including 15 full productions.

  • Digitec's Vice President, David Womble
  • David Womble

    David is Vice President and Art Director of Digitec Interactive. Since joining Digitec in 2001, David has been responsible for managing the staff and the artistic vision of Digitec, as well as ensuring a high caliber design for all client projects.


    Since 1993, David has designed and developed hundreds of websites, CD-ROMs, DVDs, kiosks and web applications. He has won multiple awards, including an Ardy for his work with Starwood Vacation Ownership and the Society for Technical Communication’s Distinguished Technical Communication Award, at the international level, for his work with Lockheed Martin.


    An avid photographer and sculptor, David graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B.A. in Graphic Arts.

  • Mary Lefaiver
  • Mary Lefaiver

    When she joined Digitec in 2014, Mary Lefaiver brought 20 years of experience in the corporate world with her. She has previously worked for multiple Fortune 500 companies in roles ranging from Instructional Designer to Manager of Visual Communications.


    A contributor to multiple published works related to learning and technology, Mary has also presented at national and international educational conferences.


    Mary holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and a Master’s degree from Florida Gulf Coast University.


  • Melissa McCray
  • Melissa McCray

    Melissa McCray, Vice President of Sales & Sr. Account Executive, offers our clients more than 28 years of experience in the adult learning industry. She applies a client-driven, consultative approach, coupled with expert technical knowledge in matching our partner’s needs with our complete product and service lines. This includes a great depth of knowledge and understanding of all features and functionality of our Knowledge Direct® Learning Management System (LMS) along with complimenting solutions including eLearning, mobile learning, mobile apps, game-based simulations, video and NetDefense Pro, our cybersecurity training program. Melissa works closely with our partners to understand their training needs today and those targeted for future implementation.

  • Jon Fore
  • Jonathan Fore

    Since arriving at Digitec in 2007, Jonathan has been responsible for the Knowledge Direct application offerings, including new development, ongoing maintenance, and client support. Jonathan’s responsibilities also include Digitec’s web hosting and internal IT infrastructure.

    After serving in the military, Jonathan began a career in the information technology industry. During this time, Jon focused on infrastructure security, becoming an expert for law enforcement agencies and an expert witness in trial proceedings involving computer crimes. He spent a year serving with the National Infrastructure Security Council, a technological branch of Homeland Security.

    Jonathan is a decorated war veteran, as well as a published photographer and international award-winning novelist.


Artwork by Digitec’s own Randy Messer, programmer in his spare time.




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